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nation's dirty little secret about bullying in schools across america. both of the movie and the book put a human face face on what it's about, what impact skids on both sides and on the sidelines and their families. so, thank you so much, cynthia, for being here today. why don't we start with you telling us a little bit about yourself. how did you get here? how did you get drawn into the issue? y "bully," why now? >> guest: i come from a background as a writer and when i was in school i was one of those kids who was really shy, and i tried to sail under the radar and i was someone that solid taking place around me and i didn't know what to do about it. and as all of us i think in this country were starting to see people coming out and talking about their experience of this phenomenon that so many of us have experienced in one way or another and had no words for it other than adolescents other than growing up. finally people were starting to stand back and say hold on, this isn't actually a normal part of growing up, this isn't a normal right of passage. i think there was a moment when th
of america's children. >> guest: thank you. >> host: you're welcome. [inaudible conversations] >> that was "after words", booktv's signature program in which authors of the latest nonfiction books are interviewed by journalists and public policymakers and others familiar with their material. "after words" errs every weekend at 10:00 p.m. on saturday, 12 and 9:00 p.m. on sunday, and 12:00 a.m. on monday. you can also watch "after words" online. go to booktv.org and click on "after words" on the topics list on the upper right side of the page. what a month left in 2012, many publications are putting together their is on the books. booktv will feature several of these lists focused on non-fiction collections. these were included in the staff picks for best books of 2012. in the unlikely rise of vladimir putin, masha gessen recounts life of vladimir putin. and the history of the fbi and its secret intelligence operation. in "enemies", a book by tim wiener. and a book between white house and the supreme court. "the oath", by robert draper. and one man's remarkable odyssey from nort
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